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Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Victorian youths in hardcore wave of violence

Victorian youths in hardcore wave of violence
- Mr Leane said the group would typically resort to violent crimes, such as aggravated robbery or carjackings, on their first ... 'Australia first Trumpy crap'.

Does Brexit mean England can have Englishness?

Does Brexit mean England can have Englishness?
Brexit is often said to be driven by English nationalism. In recent decades England has certainly become a less shy country, made aware of itself ...

Blair urges voters to back anti-Brexit candidates — even if Tory

Blair urges voters to back anti-Brexit candidates — even if Tory
- Tony Blair urged voters to back alternative parties in June — including Tory candidates — if it meant putting more anti-Brexit MPs in the House of ...

National recognition talks show Indigenous appetite for real change, not lip service

National recognition talks show Indigenous appetite for real change, not lip service
- Crucial talks across the country reveal Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will reject a simplistic model for constitutional recognition.

New push to give Indigenous soldiers recognition

New push to give Indigenous soldiers recognition
Indigenous Australians have served the nation in all major conflicts since before Federation, for many this was the first time they experienced equality.

Lecturer in Indigenous Mental Health

Lecturer in Indigenous Mental Health
- The successful candidate will identify as an Indigenous Australian; have experience in teaching and learning, and research.

Indigenous parliament 'a solution'

Indigenous parliament 'a solution'
- QUEENSLAND indigenous leaders say an “indigenous Parliament'' may be one solution to disadvantage, as they warn a token change to Australia's ...

Indigenous recognition harnesses distrust of politicians

Indigenous recognition harnesses distrust of politicians
- A constitutional convention at Uluru next month will harness widespread distrust of politicians to attract support for “substantive” indigenous ...

Government backs down on cuts to community legal centres

Government backs down on cuts to community legal centres
- Attorney general George Brandis says legal centres that had been concerned about a 'shortfall' of funding will now receive government money.

WA Police Minister seeks fresh information on police suicide rate

WA Police Minister seeks fresh information on police suicide rate
- Police Minister Michelle Roberts is currently seeking information from the Commissioner as to the number of police suicides in Western Australia.

Podcast shines light on LGBTI communities in regional Australia

Podcast shines light on LGBTI communities in regional Australia
- The last of our episodes exploring three lives and three very different experiences of the Wimmera.

Safe Schools program axed in NSW

Safe Schools program axed in NSW
- Programs like Safe Schools don't “create” more LGBTQI kids. They create safe, supported LGBTI kids, as opposed to closeted, depressed LGBTQI kids ...

This Is What It Was Like To Be Gay In The Military Before Australia's Ban Was Lifted

This Is What It Was Like To Be Gay In The Military Before Australia's Ban Was Lifted
- An Australian research project into LGBTI military service is documenting ... Stuart Martin knew he was gay when he joined the Royal Australian Air ...

Reshaping Digital Innovation for Indigenous Communities

Reshaping Digital Innovation for Indigenous Communities
Australia's first Indigenous-led digital social impact initiative is being launched to empower disconnected and disadvantaged communities and ensure ...

Can Artificial Intelligence help close the indigenous healthcare gap?

Can Artificial Intelligence help close the indigenous healthcare gap?
- Improving the health and welfare of indigenous Australians has been a longstanding challenge for our nation. Earlier this year, the government's ninth ...

Indigenous campus model 'irresponsible'

Indigenous campus model 'irresponsible'
- Professor Rigney from the University of South Australia's School of Education was responding to reports indicating that the Association of Heads of ...

New Zealand's Dirty Little Secret

New Zealand's Dirty Little Secret
- International tourism contributes an estimated $11.8 billion to New Zealand's economy, and employs over 188,000 people. Would this pivotal industry ...


Mental health and addictions system

Mental health and addictions system
- Platform Trust is the national network of community organisations that support New Zealanders by providing a wide range of mental health and ...

Young Kiwis too embarrassed to ask for help, survey shows

Young Kiwis too embarrassed to ask for help, survey shows
- Young people in New Zealand are finding it difficult to ask for help about issues around sex, drugs, mental health and alcohol, turning to Google ...

$2m for Māori and Pacific youth mental health research

$2m for Māori and Pacific youth mental health research
New Zealand has joined an alliance of the world's biggest public research funding agencies to provide new research opportunities that target chronic ...

Coroner's Act missing cultural dimension

Coroner's Act missing cultural dimension
Parliament's Maori affairs committee is looking at the issue, less than a year after the Coroner's Act was changed. Naida Glavish says while there were ...

Ways of creating sovereign spaces in museums

Ways of creating sovereign spaces in museums
- Mātauranga Māori curator Matariki Williams discusses the role of curators healing past wrongs, something being addressed in Te Papa's new ...

More hospitals and electricity being delivered to rural areas

More hospitals and electricity being delivered to rural areas
- The people of Nipa in the Southern Highlands Province will have increased ... These services are not just for the urban areas, but for all Papua New ...

Activists, media freedom advocates plan 'global action' for West Papua

Activists, media freedom advocates plan 'global action' for West Papua
- Media freedom advocates and human rights activists are planning a “global action” for West Papua with demonstrations marking UNESCO world press freedom day events in Jakarta next week.
The advocates want to focus global attention on the “media blackout” long imposed by Indonesian authorities, in spite of promises to open up access to the two Melanesian provinces of Papua and West Papua adjoining independent Papua New Guinea.